Phonetics: A Contemporary Approach introduces students to linguistic phonetics and teaches the skills necessary for clinical application. Centered on a strong foundation of hands-on experience, this dynamic text is designed to help instructors provide their students with the most current topics and theories related to phonetics and phonetic transcription. Students will utilize theories and principles by creating their own Articulation Test, giving them an opportunity to apply what they've learned. With fun and engaging learning tools including challenging word puzzles, riddles, transcription exercises, fill-in-the-blank questions, and anagrams, Phonetics: A Contemporary Approach provides students and instructors with a wealth of unique resources for learning and teaching.
International Phonetic Alphabet and its clinical applications
Sound/symbol association used to describe each of the American English speech sounds and their characteristics
Information regarding the English Language
History of United States English spelling and pronunciation
Information and discussion of the speech and hearing mechanisms
A comprehensive study of the American English vowels, dipthongs, and consonants, including extensive transcription drill exercises
A discussion of the clinical applications of the concepts of phonetic science.
Sound/Symbol Reference Chart
Companion Website with an Interactive Glossary featuring phonetic symbols and audio, Matching Exercises, and Flashcards http://healthprofessions.jbpub.com/thorum
Please note: Some electronic versions and eBooks do not contain an access code to the Companion Website.